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cameras that scan our faces as we walk by. here's abc's reena ninan now. >> looks like we got a head. >> u.s. marshals. >> reporter: you've seen it on tv. >> got a facial recognition match on the father. >> reporter: and in the movies for years. now it may soon be coming to a city near you, the fbi's billion dollar project will use available surveillance cameras to scan faces and match those images against their national database of known criminals. dubbed the next generation identification program, face recognition, dna, iris scans and voice identification will make it harder for the most wanted to hide. some worry about the potential to invade privacy, others believe it's a crime-fighting tool whose time has come. >> you've got to go after them where they are, and you've got to go after them smart with intelligence and special operations type units. >> reporter: and as we approach the anniversary of september 11th, a new bulletin obtained from abc news from law enforcement says officials have been told of a decline in 9/11 messaging by al qaeda, but warned "lone offender threats are stil
fragile. seven years since the national zoo had success. tonight, what happened? here's abc's reena ninan now. >> reporter: it was the wailing of distress from the mother panda, mei xiang, that alerted zookeepers at the national zoo in washington, d.c., that the cub was in trouble. >> this is devastating. this is devastating for all of us here. it's hard to describe how much passion and nrmg and thought and care has gone into this. >> reporter: staffers entered the panda habitat an hour after hearing the mother's cries this morning. cpr was performed on the cub, but with no effect. there were no signs of wounds or trauma, and the cause of death still is unknown. this was the first panda birth at the zoo in seven years. getting pregnant wasn't easy. it involved artificial insemination, tracking hormone levels for months, using the latest reproductive technology. everything down to how much artificial light she would get was factored in. and there was still only a 10% chance of success. the panda had five pregnancies, but this was her first baby. just a week old, the sex not yet known. keep
different accounts of what happened just before that shooting. here's abc's reena ninan now. >> reporter: a makeshift memorial to honor a mother of five who family and friends say shouldn't have died at the hands of a u.s. border agent. >> i think we're all shocked. we want answers. >> we just want justice, that's it. >> reporter: there are varying accounts of how valeria alvarado was killed during a confrontation with a plainclothes agent serving an arrest warrant to another individual in the neighborhood. >> she stops right here, backs up a little bit. you see the guy walking from behind the car coming to the front and just shooting like ten, 12 bullets at her. >> next thing he knows he gets to the car opens the door and pulls out his badge like that. whoa, that should have been the first thing. >> reporter: local police officials have a different story. saying she drove into the agent for reasons that are still not clear. >> and literally ran our agent down. the agent actually was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundred yards on the hood before fearing for his lif
. "your voice, your vote." and we'll hear from abc's reena ninan, covering the romney campaign in a moment. but first, abc's david kerley is at the white house. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. flat. disappointing. someone called it a dismal jobs report. and it has the president asking for more time. the president bounded on to a stage in new hampshire, less than 12 hours after accepting his nomination, trying to put the most positive spin he could on those disappointing jobs numbers. >> after losing around 800,000 jobs a month when i took office, business, once again, added jobs for the 30th month in a row. >> reporter: true. still, 23 million americans are unemployed. and the president acknowledges all the frustration. >> that's not good enough. we know it's not good enough. we need to create more jobs, faster. >> reporter: and that is part of a new narrative, which the president introduced in his acceptance speech. pleading for patience. >> yes, our path is harder. but it leads to a better place. yes, our road is longer. but we travel it together. >> reporter: sel
. abc's reena ninan joins us live from washington, d.c. with the latest. good morning, reena. >> reporter: good morning to you, ron. the family called the killing senseless and believes the agent involved overreacted but but border police say he acted in self-defense. unjustifiable murder, that's how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by an undercover u.s. border patrol agent feels about their death. >> i love her to the fullest with my heart. >> reporter: this morning they're demanding answers, saying a plainclothes border patrol agent gunned down and killed 32-year-old valeria alvarado in chula vista, california, without reason. >> there's no evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer, you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. shoot my wife like that and just not even call an ambulance. >> reporter: the agent's body leaving this very large dent in the windshield on impact smattered with bullet holes. police say that the agents were in the neighborhood to serve a felony warrant when the agent was struck by the woman's car and needed to defend himself. >>
. tax cuts when times are bad. it will cure anything, according to them. >>> i'm reena ninan, covering the romney campaign, where they're taking those obama charges on directly. it was a sucker-punch aimed directly where the obama campaign hurts the most. >> jobs numbers. >> unemployment rate. >> jobs. >> getting back to work. >> reporter: without hesitation, romney pouncing on the new unemployment numbers. >> i know how to get the private sector to create 12 million new jobs. i know what it's going to take to do that. >> reporter: mitt romney and vice presidential candidate paul ryan, convincing americans a vote for obama won't make them or their pocketbooks better off. >> for every person who got a job, nearly four people stopped looking for a job. they gave up. we can't keep doing this. >> reporter: hoping that history might repeat itself, where presidential incumbents like ford, carter and bush in '92, failed to convince voters, despite similar economic woes, just why the country was better off with them. >> here in colorado, we're not better off under president obama. >> reporter:
eastwood speech. it's "your voice, your vote." and reena ninan leads off our coverage. hi, reena. >> reporter: good morning. 66 days before the election began, team romney wasted no time. going straight to battleground states, convincing voters why there needs to be new leadership in the white house. >> governor mitt romney. >> reporter: just hours after leaving tampa, mitt romney and paul ryan hit the trail hard, driving their convention messages home. >> i want to make sure that every person in this country that wants a job can find one. >> reporter: romney, remaining positive, pushing his economic agenda. >> time to give someone new a chance. hold us accountable. >> what a great convention, huh? >> reporter: ryan, who took on president obama in his primetime speech, continued his role as attack dog. >> we're not just going to go to you and say vote against the other guy because he's no good. we could do that because -- the record's no good. >> reporter: it's too soon to tell just how much of a positive bounce romney has coming out of the convention. but what he does have, tens
. this as another magazine plans to publish the pictures this morning. reena ninan is covering the story. >> reporter: none of the british newspapers chose to run any of the images. but the headlines in today's "daily mirror" pretty much sums up prince william's feelings. i won't let kate suffer like my mother. william and kate touring the rain forest of borneo. where half the world away, those topless photos gone global. an italian magazine has porched and will publish more photos next week. the palace striking back and striking fast. launching legal proceedings against the french tabloid magazine that published the photos of kate sunbathing on a private balcony. abc news has chosen not to show those images. the et tore of the magazine suggested there's more photos to come. photos she says were too personal to run. friday was kate's first public appearance at a mosque. so similar to princess diana, in egypt back in 1992. but it's this similarity of furious prince william doesn't want repeated. bob woodruff is traveling with the royal couple. >> there's no public indication on how willia
extramarital affairs. and abc's reena ninan is on the story this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: his family is questioning why he would make these revelations now about some of the darkest times in their past. >> so, you lied to her? >> you can say that. >> she gave up a television career for you. i mean, wow. >> reporter: new questions for the former california governor. and new, painful answers. >> i think it was the stupidest thing i've done in the whole relationship. it was terrible. >> reporter: in his latest revelation from "total recall," he writes about the affair he had with the housekeeper of 20 years. he admits it wasn't the only affair he had. >> i inflicted tremendous pain on maria. and unbelievable pain on the kids. >> reporter: the affair with the housekeeper resulted in a son, joseph, now 14 years old. seen here just thursday, walking with his mother in california. born only days after his wife, maria shriver, delivered their youngest son. his wife confronted him about the affair during a marriage counseling session. he admitted it was true. shriver filed for divorce
-old mother was gund down in suburban san diego after allegedly hitting the agent with her car. abc's reena ninan joins us now. >> good morning, to you, ron. the family called the killing senseless and that the agent involved in self-defense. unjustifiable murder, that's how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by a border patrol agent feel about their death. this morning, they're demanding answers, saying a plainclothes border patrol agent gunned down and killed her without reason. >> the no evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer -- you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. >> reporter: the agent's body leaving this very large dent in the windshield on impact. police say that the agents were in the neighborhood to serve a felony warrant. when the agent was struck by the woman's car and needed to defend himself. >> literally ran our agent down. the agent was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundreds of feet on the hood before fearing for his life. did discharge his weapon to get the vehicle to stop. >> reporter: that's when he fired five fatal blows
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